Ptinella aptera

Ptinella aptera

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Staphylinoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Staphylinoidea

Familia: Ptiliidae
Subfamilia: Ptiliinae
Tribus: Ptinellini
Genus: Ptinella
Species: Ptinella aptera

NameEdit

Ptinella aptera (Guérin-Méneville, 1839: 90)

SynonymyEdit

  • Ptilium apterum Guérin-Méneville, 1839: 90 [original combination]
  • Trichopteryx ratisbonensis Gillmeister, 1845: 61
  • Ptilium pallidum Erichson, 1845: 33 [attributed to Dejean 1836: 138]
  • Cleopterium fuscum Gistel, 1857: 8
  • Ptinella anophthalma Joseph, 1882: 46
  • Ptinella tenuis va aptera Csiki, 1911: 59 [for Ptinella angustula of Matthews 1872: 171 (misidentified, not Trichopteryx angustula Gillmeister, 1845: 66)]
  • Ptinella formicoxena aptera Menozzi, 1923: 78

Native distribution areasEdit

Europe (AU BE BU BY CR CZ DE FI FR GB GE HU IT NL NR PL PT RO SK SL SP SV SZ UK), Russia (European), Azerbaijan, Turkey, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Algeria, Canary Is., Morocco, Madeira, Tunisia, Canada (ON,QC), USA (OK).

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

  • Guérin-Méneville, F.É., 1839. Description d'une espèce aptère du genre Ptilium. Revue Zoologique 1839: 90. [original description: p. 90]

Additional referencesEdit

  • Jałoszyński, P. 2014. Redescription of late-instar larva of Ptinella aptera (Guérin-Méneville, 1839) (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae). Zootaxa 3811(4): 515–534. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3811.4.5 Reference page
  • Polilov, A.A.; Bibin, A.R. 2005(2004): An introduction to the fauna of Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) of the Caucasian Reserve with a description of new species. Russian entomological journal, 13: 150–154. PDF PDF
  • Sörensson, M. 2003: New records of featherwing beetles (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae) in North America. Coleopterists bulletin, 57: 369–381. DOI: 10.1649/564 JSTOR
  • Taylor, V.A. 1981: The adaptive and evolutionary significance of wing polymorphism and parthogenesis in Ptinella Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae). Ecological entomology, 6 (1): 89–98. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2311.1981.tb00975.x BUGZ